CAE Practice Test

CAE Reading and Use of English Part 3: Word Formation

For Questions 1-8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some lines to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line. There is an example at the beginning.

Turn A Hobby into a Business

It is not (0) ... to make a hobby pay for itself even if initially you had no (1) ... of turning it into a business. For those looking to make a profit on their (2) ..., these days an audience for products can range from the local to the truly global. Some (3) ... begin by donating a piece of work to a charitable sale just to see how quickly and (4) ... it sells. Local shops can be the next outlet for items, often the step taken by those making things like hand-made greetings cards for instance. And for the truly ambitious, websites like eBay enable the hobbyist to reach a (5) ... audience. As with any business idea, an honest (6) ... should be undertaken regarding the demand for the work and the price the customer is prepared to pay in (7) ... However, do not forget the degree of personal (8) ... as well.